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Sarasota Memorial Day parade cancelled due to inclement weather forecast

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Sarasota County officials have cancelled the annual downtown Memorial Parade. 

The parade was scheduled for 10 a.m. on Monday and it will not be rescheduled.

This is the first cancellation of the parade in its more than 30-year history, according to Dan Kennedy of the Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee.

Subtropical storm Alberto is the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, even though we're officially not in the hurricane season yet. 

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